EDITORIAL

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Right step in right direction

Right step in right direction

Cessation of hostility along LoC

Finally there is some good news, particularly, for those who live along the Line of Control (LoC), the imaginary line dividing the two parts of erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. The militaries of India and Pakistan have agreed to stop firing along the LoC where such firing has been frequent in recent months, […]

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Let’s say no to an Udta Kashmir

Let’s say no to an Udta Kashmir

Drug menace…

When it comes to drug abuse and trafficking, nobody can miss Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab, a controversial movie but enlightening. It is loosely based on and revolves around the drug abuse by the youth population in Punjab and the various conspiracies surrounding it. Watching daily reportage of Kashmir based local dailies, regarding drug abuse and […]

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Re-opening of schools

Re-opening of schools

The UT administration has finally decided to re-open the schools in Kashmir on 1st of March, 2021. The continuous closure of schools has not only impacted the schooling of the children but also heightened the anxiety of the parents who remain unsure of the future of their wards. While elsewhere, the schools were closed in […]

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This madness must end

This madness must end

The murder of two police men in Baghat area of Srinagar need to be condemned by one and all. Two cops, identified as Constable Suhail Ahmad and SgCt Mohammad Yousuf were critically wounded when some gunman opened fire on them in the area. Both succumbed to their injuries. Two Kashmiri families have lost their bread […]

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Unwise Proposal

Unwise Proposal

Closure of Jammu Airport

In a unilateral decision, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has proposed closure of the Jammu airport for civilian traffic for 15 days next month for runway resurfacing work. Officials said that Air Force Station, Jammu wants complete closure of the runway for 15 days towards laying of final two top DAC-II layers on the runway […]

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Teach them no to lie!

Teach them no to lie!

Every year with the onset of autumn in Kashmir, people of the valley are told that the administered all geared up to face the upcoming winter. At the end of each meeting, which are held almost on daily basis to review what is, in the official parlance, known as ‘winter preparedness’, people are told that […]

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Empower and activate SMC

Empower and activate SMC

Srinagar, it goes without saying is one of the dirtiest cities today. This winter the huge mounds of snow were left there to melt of its own, with nobody from among the civic authorities bothering to dispose it off as used to be case in the past. So the situation is such that the melting […]

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Messed up city!

Messed up city!

The Srinagar city has for long been the city of neglect. Take the case of its roads and streets, for instance. Not only are they in pathetically bad shape, but even the traffic mess on them is such that it has become somewhat unmanageable. Though few roads stretches were favoured with a fresh coat of […]

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Resurrection of tourism

Resurrection of tourism

As the Covid-19 has impacted every sphere of life in Kashmir like rest of the world, the developmental process too has come to a halt here. Kashmir’s economy was already shattered following the lockdown post August 2019 and Covid-19 spread added further to the troubles of the masses. Now that the Covid-19 restrictions have been […]

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Joblessness is the challenge

Joblessness is the challenge

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday said his focus is on providing job opportunities to 80 percent of the young population within the next five years. He made this assertion while delivering a keynote address at the Harvard US-India Initiative (HUII) annual conference virtually. He said that he would like to see each child of […]

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